Lisa Haddon

I have been a freelance writer for many years. Have a read of my series of articles entitled Eat Play Stay Spain.  Each article & series is about the history of España, the food, people, culture & towns off the beaten track. Enjoy!

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Eat Play Stay Spain - A Story of Tapas Part 6 - Chorizo...
4 months ago
Pronounced chor-eetho this famous Spanish sausage is traditionally made from pork and flavoured with pimentón, smoked paprika, which gives it the deep red colour so easily identified with the Chorizo ...
Eat Play Stay Spain - A Story of Tapas Part 5 - Pimientos de Padrón...
4 months ago
Pimientos de Padrón or Padrón peppers are named after the municipality of Padrón where they are grown. Padrón is in in the province of A Coruña, in Galicia, northwestern Spain and these small green pe...
Eat Play Stay Spain — A Story of Tapas Part 4 — Tortilla de Patatas...
4 months ago
There is nothing simpler that can taste so good as a Tortilla de Patatas. Whether it is served cold or warm straight from the pan, it is delicious, filling, and is traditional España through and throu...
Eat Play Stay Spain - A Story of Tapas Part 2 - Jamón Serrano or Jamón Iberico?
4 months ago
All Tapas bars and restaurants in Spain and across the globe will have Jamón Serrano or Jamón Iberico on the menu but how many of us know the difference between the two of them? What we do know is tha...
Eat Play Stay Spain — A Story of Tapas Part 3 — Ajo/Garlic... A Culinary Essential in Any Spanish Kitchen...
4 months ago
Garlic, or Ajo in Spanish, is a must-have in many kitchens commercially and domestically across the world and in the culinary world of Spanish food there is no escaping it. Once known as the poor man'...
Eat Play Stay Spain—A Story of Tapas Part 1
4 months ago
Everyone who visits Spain wanting to taste the real España will return home having tasted wonderful regional and also seasonal dishes, perhaps during a leisurely lunch in the shade, drinking that ever...